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To help me feel full and aid in digestion, I try to drink a cup of green tea after each meal.
It has become a positive habit that also "signals" the end of a meal for me, so if I feel a binge or temptation coming on, I'll sneak in an extra cup of tea first. And 9 times out of 10, I no longer want the tempting treat!
Also, experiment with different types of green tea to find one that perks your taste buds. For me, that's Tazo's "Zen" which has hints of lemongrass and spearmint.
For more info on the benefits of green tea, please visit http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-green-tea.
Drink 3 Cups Green or Oolong Tea/Day - Get 5 Years Younger
A recent Chinese study found that people who had 3 or more cups of green or oolong tea/day had 5 years less wear & tear on their cells. Specifically telomeres were studied - they're the protective end caps on DNA strands & they shorten everytime a cell divides - the shorter the telomeres the more aged your cells are. The most avid tea drinkers had significantly longer telomeres than the people who drank less than a cup/day. It's thought the antioxidants in tea help keep them long.
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